Thursday, 21 August 2008
Giveaway! 'The Two Pearls of Wisdom' (Alison Goodman)
Transworld sent me a press release regarding this book, not only did it look good enough for me to request a copy but I figured I'd give you all a chance at an early read as well!
Here's the synopsis...
Under the harsh regime of an ambitious master, candidate Eon is training to become a Dragoneye - a powerful Lord able to master wind and water to protect the land. But Eon also harbours a desperate secret...Eon is, in fact, Eona, a young woman who has endured years of disguise as a boy for the chance to practice the Dragoneye's Art. In a world where women are only hidden wives or servants, Eona's dangerous deception is punishable by death. Still in disguise, Eona's unprecedented talent thrusts her into the centre of a lethal struggle for the Imperial throne.Summoned by the Emperor to the opulent and treacherous Court, Eona must learn to trust her power and find the strength to face a vicious enemy who would seize her magic...and her life. Inspired by ancient Chinese lore and sharing the wonders of films such as "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon", this thrilling novel of deadly politics, sexual intrigue and dazzling swordplay is set in a brilliantly envisioned world where both appearances and loyalties can prove so very deceptive...
Does this sound like the kind of book that you fancy reading? Thanks to Transworld Books I have three copies to give away...
If you fancy your chances then what you need to do is drop me an email (address at the top right hand of the screen) telling me who you are and what your mailing address is. There are other competitions going on this week so you need to make it clear in your email that this is the book you're after.
Unfortunately, in this instance Transworld are unable to send copies to the US, Australia or New Zealand so this compeition isn't open to anyone from these countries. Sorry about that... You can still send me an email though, I like getting emails! :o)
I'm going to let this one run until the 28th of August and announce the winners on the 29th.